Posts Tagged ‘CTYA’


Sri Lanka: A Not So Paradise Island,

By Editor - March 24th, 2016

Sri Lanka: A Not So Paradise Island,

Sri Lanka: A Not So Paradise Island, is a conference held by Tamil Youth Organization – Canada (TYO) to educate everyone about the real face of Sri Lanka. Many people believe that “the war has ended” in 2009, however, the Tamil natives of the island continue to be oppressed and face structural genocide



Volunteer Callout: Tamil Eelam Challenge Cup Volleyball 2016

By Editor - March 6th, 2016

Volunteer Callout: Tamil Eelam Challenge Cup Volleyball 2016

Fun, excitement, and pride. Where do all three come together? Tamileelam Challenge Cup Volleyball 2016. CTYA will be hosting its 3rd annual Tamileelam Challenge Cup – Volleyball. We are looking for excited volunteers to join our team on the day of the event to help ensure another successful Tournament.



For the love of women in sport, the Women’s Ontario Tamil Sports League (WOTSL)

By Editor - February 16th, 2016

For the love of women in sport, the Women’s Ontario Tamil Sports League (WOTSL)

Paving a path for women, the Women’s Ontario Tamil Sports League (WOTSL) has created a platform for females 16 years of age and over across the GTA to play collaborative sports. This multi-sport league, founded in October 2015, provides participants with a fun environment to play sports at a recreational level with some healthy competition. For the 2015-2016 season, the two chosen sports were volleyball and basketball. WOTSL is comprised of 88 members of various ages, ethnicities and athletic skill-sets.



RFT Iron in Heels – Don’t Fear Trading in Breasts for Pectorals

By Editor - February 12th, 2016

RFT Iron in Heels - Don’t Fear Trading in Breasts for Pectorals

Bottom line – your pectorals are one of your major muscle groups, which are activated by push movements. It is important to evenly strengthen them to counter the development of your back muscles. So, remove any association behind chest exercises and losing breast tissue because, the reason behind any possible loss of breast tissue is due to OVERALL loss of fat mass brought on due to physical activity as a whole.



TECC – Volleyball 2016

By Editor - February 12th, 2016

TECC - Volleyball 2016

The battle to crown the new Tamileelam Challenge cup Champion is fast approaching, as the Athletics Council of CTYA are going to be hosting the 2016 Volleyball Tamil Eelam Challenge Cup. We welcome everyone to the tournament and we are looking to have teams from 6 to 10 players. If you wish to register a team, please email: athletics@ctya.org or contact 416-428-8467. Registration is open untilSaturday, February 27th 2016.



How to Win My Heart

By Editor - February 9th, 2016

How to Win My Heart

  I do not need A diamond ring Or your empty words Of a grand wedding What I need Is to see How you care For your queen I want to see The bond that runs Between a mother And her son So show me Your love and respect For your precious mother Whom you…



I am Canadian, but I am Thamizh first

By Editor - January 10th, 2016

I am Canadian, but I am Thamizh first

As a Tamil
As a Canadian
As a Tamil Canadian
It is my duty
To carry forward
My first language
My mother tongue
Enathu thai mozhi
Thamizh



All Kinds of Squats!

By Editor - November 13th, 2015

All Kinds of Squats!

“Time and time again, I can’t help but notice members at the gym performing exercises with improper form. I don’t mean to be the form police, but I can’t even begin to stress how important form is! By using the correct form, you can prevent unnecessary strain on muscles that are not meant to be the focus of that specific exercise as well as added pressure on joints.”



Janaath Vijayaseelan, Cross Roads: Pick A Path

By Editor - September 15th, 2015

Janaath Vijayaseelan, Cross Roads: Pick A Path

Life does not always play out according to plan. One way or another every individual is met with cross roads. Cross roads that will either throw you down the drain, or bring you to new heights in life. Such was the case for Arrun Durai, a Toronto based software engineer that had everything he ever needed from life. Which is quite hard to believe, considering the fact that he is an orphaned child, raised amongst other orphaned children.

Like all men, Arrun too falls in love. Love is beautiful, although at times love is not always as beautiful as portrayed. Sometimes, love is what causes a mans downfall, and in Arruns case, it may have been his defeat.



Tamil Eelam Challenge Cup Soccer – 2015 Results

By Editor - August 31st, 2015

Tamil Eelam Challenge Cup Soccer - 2015 Results

On Saturday August 29th, the Athletics Council of Canadian Tamil Youth Alliance in partnership with Canadian Tamil Sports Association (CTSA) hosted the 7th Annual Tamil Eelam Challenge Cup – Soccer 2015. The event was a great success as many teams came out to participate and therewas an overwhelming amount of support from fans. Everyone was really excited about the competition and all the teams were intensely enthusiastic about performing their best and showcasing their skills, dedication, and hard work in an effort to be crowned the next champions.